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Pacific Grill

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Seafood, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
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1502 Pacific Ave, Tacoma, WA 98402-4202 (South 15th Street)
+1 253-627-3535
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Sun 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Sat 4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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Seattle, Washington
1 review
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The food was excellent as always but the service always leaves something to be desired. Thank You, Crystal Jones

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Thank Crystal J
Tacoma, Washington, United States
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

meet up with the girls for happy hour. The food, service and prices were great. We will make this a regular happy hour place.

Thank Jenny H
Atlanta, Georgia
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We recently went for dinner there while staying at hotel murano (easy walk). The restaurant is relatively small, but very comfortable. Our wait staff was very friendly and took great care of us- I wish I could remember her name and I'd give her kudos. I had the filet which was prepared perfectly. The menu was interesting and there was... More 

Thank Skip D
Somerville, Massachusetts
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167 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I ate here late, 9:45, 15 minutes before the kitchen and it seems, place closes down. I was seated at the bar. My server was quick, non intrusive and delivered on time. I had the oysters and the tacos, both perfect for a late night bite. Based on reviews here, I am of the same experience with the Grill. Parking... More 

Thank Waidesworld
Portland, Oregon
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great food and service. Our waiter, Gianni was great, he recommended dishes he thought was good and was very accommodating. I had the biscuits and gravy, which can complete with Pine State in Portland! We will be back.

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Thank Donna97239
Los Angeles, California
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My business associate and I dined here because it was next to the hotel I was staying at. It had a vibrant bar scene with excellent street views. The happy hour choices for food were very diverse, like smoked Steelhead as an appetizer and local Manila clams. The happy hour prices extend until 10pm which is very unusual. The location... More 

Thank Lisa L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Right in the heart of downtown Tacoma sits Pacific Grill and if you are in town you should make a point not to miss it. The black and gold facade sitting on a corner on Pacific makes you look inside and see a packed bar and full tables. Waiting at the bar with friends there were so many choices of... More 

Thank TomAfar
Fort Benning, Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Surprising selection of great food in the bar. We ate after lunch and before dinner and the food was just as good as if we ate at peak. Definitely lives up to the hype. Very pricey for dinner but the bar is a great option if you don't want to spend as much. Happy Hour 1/2 off food all day.

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Thank Pegschalet
Tacoma, Washington
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Pacific Grill is a classy restaurant! Food is always excellent and service is top notch. It is expensive but a real treat.

Thank Maeve1231
Tacoma, Washington
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have wanted to come here since I was a teenager because I thought it looked so fancy. My boyfriend took me for my 27th birthday and it was everything I imagined and more. Delicious food and amazing service. Can't wait to come again!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$15 - $45
American, Bar, Seafood, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Wine and Beer, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Bar scene, Business meetings, Large groups
Open Hours
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1502 Pacific Ave, Tacoma, WA 98402-4202
    (South 15th Street)
  • Public Transportation: Convention Center/15th & Commerce LINK light rail station. Pacific Grill is also serviced by many Pierce Transit and Sound Transit buses.
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Tacoma
  • Phone Number: +1 253-627-3535
Pacific Grill is Tacoma's Premier Dining Destination. Housed at the Historic Waddell Building in the heart of Downtown Tacoma, Pacific Grill is the perfect location for a delicious dinner, business lunch Boozy Weekend Brunch or Happy Hour. Past Food & Wine Magazine Best New Chef, Gordon Naccarato, brings Tacoma & the South Sound a creative mix of New American, Seafood, Steaks & more. Enjoy Western Washington's Best Happy Hour all-day in our Bar & Lounge!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?